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Make delicious meals at home with premium, expertly-cut Moody's meats and advice from our resident foodie!

Moody’s Foodie Erik Risman loves learning about food through traveling the world, but like many others, values time spent cooking at home for family and friends even more. At Moody’s Butcher Shop, we love teaching customers and the community about our meats, what makes them different and why such expertise is important – but, what if you don’t know how to prepare that crown roast or that dry-aged New York strip? It can be easier than you think! Whether it’s grilling season, an upcoming holiday, a celebration of cuisine from another country or quick and easy meals for a large family, our resident foodie has you covered with recipes and tips matching all experience levels and tastes. Click the quick links below to find more from Moody’s Foodie.
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Find all Moody's Foodie recipes below, categorized by type of meat used. Or, use the search box to find what you're looking for! Some recipes are Moody's Foodie originals, some are adapted from the work of our favorite chefs, but all are selected to make your at-home dining experience the best it can be with Moody's Butcher Shop meats.

Recipe: Grilled (sort of) Short Ribs

I’ve been trying to find a summer short rib recipe that works for grillers. I tried the smoker and the …

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Recipe: Beef Carpaccio

Carpaccio is the Italian version of Steak Tartare (see Moody’s Foodie recipe for Steak Tartare). Carpaccio is raw beef so …

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Grilled Picanha Steak

Picanha is a Brazilian favorite; we have another Picanha recipe that is skewered. This cut is also known as the …

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Steak Tartare

Recipe: Steak Tartare

The key to successful steak tartare is fresh beef, hand-chopped at the very last minute before mixing and serving. If …

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Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

Moody’s platter bacon and filet mignon together in an easy and delicious recipe – what could go wrong? This combination …

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Recipe: Oven-Baked Beef Brisket with Apple Juice and Onions

  Other than the “fridge time,” this recipe is fast compared to most brisket cooks. We’ve dialed up the temperature …

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Recipe: Moody’s Foodie Beef Stir Fry

  I was researching various stir fry recipes and couldn’t find one that really suited my taste. I was looking …

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Recipe: Hanger Steak

  Hanger steak is an underappreciated cut of meat. Known also as the “butcher’s cut” because the butcher often saved …

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Recipe: Sirloin Tip Roast

  The sirloin tip roast can become an all-in-one meal if you cook it with the vegetables suggested. Roasts are …

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Recipe: Tuscan-Style Roast Pork

This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe that doesn’t break the bank, has great presentation and is truly delicious. …

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Recipe: Oven Baked Pork Belly

Pork belly is a boneless and fatty cut of meat that’s popular in a variety of cultural cuisines. Its flavor …

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Recipe: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce

I think pork tenderloin is so underrated. This is such a simple recipe and so, so delicious. The mustard sauce …

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Recipe: Smoked Baby Back Ribs

Note: You’ll see a step that requires removing the membrane. Why remove membrane on ribs? It is attached to the …

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Pan-seared Balsamic Glazed Berkshire Pork Chops

I recently shared a Berkshire pork chop recipe with cinnamon apples. I just can’t get enough of these chops – …

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Pan-seared Berkshire Pork Chop with Cinnamon-Spiced Apples

  Berkshire pork is the best-tasting pork I have ever had… it is the Kobe beef of pork. It’s pricey, …

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Recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Dijon Marsala Sauce

  Since the tenderloin is not a working muscle in quadrupeds, it is quite tender. The not-so-secret to cooking pork …

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Recipe: Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Apples

 

Recipe: Roasted Boneless Pork Loin

  If you’re already a fan of pork chops and pork tenderloin, it’s time to get acquainted with pork loin …

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Recipe: Breaded Pork Cutlets

 

Recipe: Roasted Goose with Crispy Skin

Christmas goose is a tradition in many parts of Europe, especially Germany, where I had it for the first time …

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Recipe: JustRite Beer Can Chicken

How can you go wrong cooking with beer? It’s easy and delicious. You’ll love the crispy skin. 🍷 Wine Pairing: …

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Recipe: Crispy Roast Duck

I first made this duck recipe eleven years ago and have not wavered from it since. It’s easy and delicious. …

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Recipe: Chicken Paillard

Chicken Paillard is simply a chicken breast that is pounded flat and grilled or sautéed quickly. This is a delightfully …

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Recipe: Spatchcock Chicken, Seasoned (Grilled or Roasted)

What is Spatchcock Chicken? The name is thought to be a contraction of “dispatch the cock,” meaning to kill the chicken, …

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Recipe: Sautéed or Grilled Duck Breast

We owe today’s sautéed duck breast to Andre Daquin the famous chef and owner of the Hotel de France in …

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Recipe: Easy Bone-In Chicken Breasts

  I’m always looking for new ways to cook affordable meals – chicken is affordable and this recipe is ultra-easy.

Recipe: Basic Sautéed Chicken Breasts

  This is the basic method for a simple, easy and delicious meal. It’s a recipe you can modify according …

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Recipe: Grilled Rosemary Lemon Chicken

This Grilled Lemon Rosemary Chicken is easy and tasty, clocking in at just 23 minutes total from prep to serve. …

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Recipe: Norman Chicken (Poulet Normand)

  Apples, pork and Calvados – the cooking staples of Normandy. Here is the chicken version using apples and their …

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Recipe: Rack of Lamb (Simple Version)

Rack of lamb is one of my favorite meals which can be cooked a variety of ways including on the …

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Recipe: Roast Leg of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe. There are lots of moving parts to it but if you follow …

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Recipe: Bistro Style Lamb Shanks

 

Recipe: Braised Bistro Lamb

  A classic French recipe for a special evening.

Recipe: Oh-so-simple grilled lamb chops

Oh so simple Grilled Lamb Chops (Quick and Easy) Lamb is one of my all-time favorites; I like the robust …

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Recipe: Lamb Chops with Herbs and Balsamic

Lamb Chops with Herbs and Balsamic (Quick and Easy) Easy peasy…the longest wait is for the chops to marinate!

Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

How can you go wrong with anything wrapped in bacon? This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe and it’s …

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Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Hors d’Ouevres are a year-round event but these are especially good for the holidays. 🍷 This appetizer pairs well with …

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Recipe: “Poor Man’s Lobster” (Monkfish in Butter)

Monkfish is a well-kept secret – it’s delicious and a fraction of the price of lobster. Monkfish has a meaty …

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Recipe: Baked Cod

  Atlantic cod is one of the most popular commercial fish species, harvested from Greenland to North Carolina. Recipes for …

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Recipe: Pan-Seared Cod

  Atlantic cod is one of the most popular commercial fish species, harvested from Greenland to North Carolina. Recipes for …

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Recipe: Crab Cake Rémoulade

  Rémoulade is a condiment invented in France that is usually aioli- or mayonnaise-based. While its original purpose was possibly …

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Recipe: Chipotle Mayo Crab Cake Sauce

  The Moody’s pre-made crab cakes are great, but if you want something to spice them up a bit, try …

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Recipe: Faroe Island Salmon Fillet with Leeks

 

Recipe: Simple prep for a live lobster

  Live cold water Maine lobsters are available for a limited time at Moody’s at $13.99 per lb! Cooking a …

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Recipe: Monkfish a L’Amoricanie

  Monkfish is one of my favorite fish. Often called “poor man’s lobster,” it can be prepared many ways to …

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Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

How can you go wrong with anything wrapped in bacon? This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe and it’s …

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Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Hors d’Ouevres are a year-round event but these are especially good for the holidays. 🍷 This appetizer pairs well with …

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Recipe: Beef Carpaccio

Carpaccio is the Italian version of Steak Tartare (see Moody’s Foodie recipe for Steak Tartare). Carpaccio is raw beef so …

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Recipe: Wild Rice Dressing with Chestnuts and Sausage

When we first found this recipe, it was billed as a “stuffing”.  It’s much better as a side dressing and …

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Pan-seared Berkshire Pork Chop with Cinnamon-Spiced Apples

  Berkshire pork is the best-tasting pork I have ever had… it is the Kobe beef of pork. It’s pricey, …

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Recipe: Fondant Potatoes

  Fondant potatoes, or pommes fondant, is a method of preparing potatoes that traditionally involves cutting them into cylinders, browning …

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Recipe: Carrots Vichy

  I found this recipe in Gourmet years ago and have been making it ever since. In France many swear …

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Recipe: Grilled (sort of) Short Ribs

I’ve been trying to find a summer short rib recipe that works for grillers. I tried the smoker and the …

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Recipe: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mustard Sauce

I think pork tenderloin is so underrated. This is such a simple recipe and so, so delicious. The mustard sauce …

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Recipe: All-Purpose Roast and Steak Rub

  Finding the perfect rub is a never ending quest – we are always looking for something different to add …

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Recipe: Crab Cake Rémoulade

  Rémoulade is a condiment invented in France that is usually aioli- or mayonnaise-based. While its original purpose was possibly …

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Recipe: Chipotle Mayo Crab Cake Sauce

  The Moody’s pre-made crab cakes are great, but if you want something to spice them up a bit, try …

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Marinades, steak sauces and tips for great flavor

Utilizing Marinades and Steak Sauces for Grill Season Grilling season is in full swing here in Indiana, and that means …

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Recipe: Grilled Steak with Sun-dried Tomato Butter

Grilled Steak with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Butter Pick your favorite cut of steak and generously season the steak on both …

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Recipe: Cucumber Mayonnaise and Dijon Sauce with Dill

  Here is a recipe for a sauce that makes an excellent addition to our very popular Faroe Island Salmon. …

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Recipe: Grilled Steak with Herbed Gorgonzola Butter

Grilled Steak with Herbed Gorgonzola Butter (Quick and Easy) Pick your favorite cut of steak and generously season the steak …

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Recipe: Chimichurri Sauce and Marinade

Chimichurri Sauce and Marinade    This sauce is great with Grilled Skirt Steak

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Don’t miss these Moody’s Father’s Day gifts and ideas for 2021

Father’s Day is coming up THIS Sunday, June 20! And we guarantee Moody’s Butcher Shop has the perfect gifts for …

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Recipe: Moody’s Foodie Caveman Pork Chops

Locally exclusive to Moody’s Butcher Shop, our Caveman pork chop is full of flavor and easy to prepare. If you …

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